Week of September 23rd, 2019

"Whether You Think You Can Or Think You Can’t, You’re Right.” - Henry Ford


Save the Date

Drop-in Lunch with Ryan Bowie, Admissions Advisor from Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences. Lunch provided!
Wednesday September 25
th | noon-1pm | Canvas Stadium Big South Conference Room (#202)

Important Dates, Events, and Opportunities 

Health Professions Club Opportunities:

*Meetings and important events are always listed on our hp.colostate.edu website under "events" at the bottom of the website as well.

Premedica Meeting: For students interested in Doctor of Medicine (MD), Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO), Physican Assistant (PA), or Nursing (RN)
Wednesday September 25th | 6-7:30pm | Stadium 1205 

Rehabilitation Therapy Meeting: For students interested in Physical Therapy (DPT) or Occupational Therapy (OTD or MSOT/MOT)
Tuesday September 24th | 6-7:15pm | Stadium 1204 and 1205

Pre-Vet Meeting: For students interested in Veterinary Medicine (DVM)
Wednesday October 2nd | 5:30-6:30pm | Yates 104

Pre-Dental: For students interested in Dentistry (DMD or DDS)
Monday October 14th | 6-7pm | Stadium 1207

Pre-Optometry: For students interested in Optometry (OD)
Tuesday October 1st | 7pm | BSB 144

Pre-Pharmacy: For students interested in Pharmaceutical Medicine (PharmD)
Tuesday October 1st | 6-7pm | Stadium 1208

*If there is a health area that you are interested in that does not have a club reflected for it, please reach out to a Health Professions Advisor so we can suggest what club might be most applicable, another club on campus, or give you information on how to start a club if you are interested. 


Entrance Exam and Prep:

Free GRE Class: First Session
Wednesday September 25th | 5:00pm MST 
Check out the first lesson of Kaplan's Live Online GRE prep course for free and learn how to own the Quant section. Click here to register.

Free GRE Bootcamp
Saturday September 28th | 11:00am MST
Need to ace the GRE? Join one of Kaplan's expert instructors as you learn how to tackle some of the most common question types on the GRE. Click here to register.

GRE Channel: Ratios & Proportions
Sunday October 13th | 4:00pm MST 
Ratios and proportions are core math concepts that are tested frequently on the GRE. Practice them with Kaplan's best teachers. Click here to register. 

Low-Cost GRE Course at CSU  
There will be a low-cost, high quality, GRE prep course offered at CSU (open to non-students as well). You can apply for the course (and see testimonials, etc.) at campusprep.org.
This comprehensive course in Oct. consists of 18 hours of live prep with a top-scoring instructor. The comprehensive course costs $365 ($250 for those who qualify for need-based aid from us).
Prep course schedule: Wednesdays 6-9pm | 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6


Relevant CSU Events and Opportunities:

St. Jude Up 'Til Dawn at CSU Event
Every day, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital requires $2.2 million to work to save the lives of their patients. Forming a fundraising team for the St. Jude Up 'Til Dawn Event at CSU is a great way to support St. Jude and all of their worldwide hospitals, get involved at CSU, and accumulate volunteer hours.
If you are interested in registering a team, click here or contact the recruitment board at taylor99@rams.colostate.edu.

Resume Rush
Put your best foot forward at the All Campus Career Fair! Have your resume critiqued by a resume professional. This event is an excellent way for you to fine-tune one of your best marketing tools – your resume. No appointment necessary, just drop-by for a quick 15 minute critique.
September 19, 20 & 23 | 10am-3pm | Career Center, LSC Room 120

Suit-Up Event by JCPenny
CSU Students and their families are invited to come shop and save an extra 30% off of select career apparel, shoes, undergarments, and accessories. This discount is on top of any current sale or clearance prices, which will result in huge discounts! RSVP today and be entered to win a $50 gift certificate to use at this event (winners will be awarded their certificate that night at JCPenney). Free transportation from CSU starts running at 6pm. Click here to learn more.
Sunday September 22nd | 6:30-9:30pm | JCPenny 135 Bockman Drive

All Campus Career Fair
Connect with over 160 employers across both days to discuss full-time, part-time, internship, and seasonal positions! Make sure to check out both days because different employers attend each day. Download the Fairs App to see a full listing of employers and maps.
September 24th & September 25th | 10:30am-3:30pm | LSC Ballrooms


Opportunities for Pre-Human Health Students:

Colorado Vision Walk
Saturday October 12 | 9am | Register and learn more here!

Kaiser Permanente’s New Medical School Will Waive Tuition for Its First 5 Classes
Learn more here!

Cornell’s Medical School Offers Full Rides in Battle Over Student Debt
All costs — tuition, books, housing and food — will be covered for those who qualify for aid, adding Cornell to a growing list of institutions trying to ease the way for doctors-to-be. Learn more here!


Article(s) of the Week 

- Starting your premed college career on the right foot from the AAMC
Riding on Hope: Equine-Assisted Occupational Therapy Helping 2-Year Old Fight Rare Disease from CSU SOURCE
Five MORE Podcasts for Premeds from the AAMC